Samiun Rahman
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London man Samiun Rahman arrested on suspicion of IS recruitment

A Londoner who has been arrested on suspicion of attempting to recruit fighters for Islamic State and the Al-Qaeda linked group, Nusra Front, has appeared in court in Bangladesh. He has not yet been charged.

Samiun Rahman, from Holborn, is said to have had plans to send a team to Syria to fight.

BBC London's Guy Smith spoke to his relative Faizur Rahman and Amandla Thomas-Johnson from human rights organisation Cage.

  • 03 Oct 2014